Our Doctors

 

Prof. Kerryn Phelps
AM MBBS(Syd), FRACGP, FAMA

"Dr Kerryn", as she is known to many Australians, is one of Australia's best-known doctors and public health and human rights advocates. She has been a general practitioner for over thirty years and is the founder and principal clinician at both Cooper Street Clinic and Uclinic in Sydney, and is a pioneer in the fields of health communication and integrative medicine in Australia.

In 2000 Prof Phelps was elected as the first female President of the Australian Medical Association, a post she held for the maximum term of three years. From 2009-2012 she was President of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association.

She has appeared in the media for over 25 years, bringing messages about healthy lifestyle to the attention of the public. Her television credits include EveryBody, Good Morning Australia, the Today Show, a documentary on the Kododa Campaign and Last Chance Surgery. She has been the subject of stories on 60 Minutes, Australian Story and This Is Your Life. Prof Phelps has been the popular health columnist for the Australian Women's Weekly for twenty-two years, writes regular medico-political commentary for Medical Observer newspaper and is a regular health columnist for The Australian newspaper.

In 2003 Prof Phelps was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for services to Medicine and Australian society, and on 13 June 2011, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medicine, particularly through leadership roles with the Australian Medical Association, to education and community health, and as a general practitioner.

She is the author of a groundbreaking textbook, "General Practice: The Integrative Approach" published in 2010, and in 2013 her book "Ultimate Wellness: The 3-Step Plan" was published by Pan Macmillan.

Prof Phelps welcomes new patients.



Dr Audrey Gathy
MBBS(Hons), FRACGP

Dr Audrey Gathy has been a member of the Cooper Street Clinic since it opened in 2001. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1985, has attained her certificate of Fertility Regulation with the Family Planning Association, and has spent a year working at the Sydney Children's Hospital. She has also attained her FRACGP. Dr Gathy is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care. Dr Gathy has a strong interest in Women's Health, Paediatrics and Dermatology, and has worked in the Double Bay area for over 15 years.

Dr Gathy is not accepting new patients at this time.



Dr Susan Iland
MBBS(Hons), MPM FAC Psych Med

Dr Susan Iland has been a member of the Cooper Street Clinic since its inception in 2001. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1976 with Honours and attained a Master of Psychological Medicine from the University of NSW in 1995. Dr Iland became a Fellow of the Australian College of Psychological Medicine in 2001 and has been in general practice part-time since 1978. From 1999 to 2001 Dr Iland was a tutor at University of NSW. She was chairman of the ESDGP 1994-1998 and was the instigator and ESDGP GP advisor for the antenatal shared care program with the Royal Hospital for Women in 1993-2004. Dr Iland is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care.


Dr Iland is not accepting new patients at this time.



Dr Joanna Emanuel
BHB, MB ChB Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Jodie Emanuel has been a member of the Cooper Street Clinic since its inception in 2001. She graduated from Otago University, NZ in 1993 and has been practicing in Sydney since 1995. She graduated with The Diploma of Paediatrics from University of NSW in 1997 and is a Fellow of The Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Emanuel’s areas of particular interest include paediatrics, women’s health, preventative and complementary medicine including anti-aging medicine.


Dr Emanuel welcomes new patients.



Dr Aileen Liu
B Med, Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Aileen Liu has been working at the Cooper Street Clinic since 2002 and has a strong belief in holistic health care. She completed her fellowship for the Australian College of General Practitioners in 2000, and also has a graduate diploma in paediatrics from the University of NSW which was obtained in 1998. She is an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as well as the Australian Medical Council. She is a life time member of the Australian Chinese Medical Association and is interested in promoting the health of minority populations.

In 2013 Dr Liu was honoured to be nominated for Australian of the Year. She is passionate about causes such as autism as she has an affected son.


Dr Liu is not accepting new patients at this time.



Dr Andrew Hollo
MBBS, Grad Dip Fam Med, FAMAC

Dr Andrew Hollo has worked in General Practice in the Double Bay area since 1978, and joined the Cooper Street Clinic family in 2005. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1971 and passed, with Distinctions, the Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine at Monash University. Dr Hollo became a Fellow of the Australian Medical Acupuncture College in 1997 and was the Federal Education Director of this college until 2008. He has taught and examined undergraduates at the University of NSW and Sydney University and was on the steering committee for the University of NSW new medical syllabus: South East Sydney Academic General Practice Steering Committee. Dr Hollo has been the GP representative on St Vincent’s Drug Committee since 1995. He has also studied Low Level Laser Therapy and is an active member of WALT (World Association of Laser Therapy). He remains committed to holistic, patient-oriented health care with a special interest in medical acupuncture and laser therapy.


Dr Hollo is not accepting new patients at this time.



Dr Carolyn Block
MBBS (Hons), FRACGP

Dr Carolyn Block has worked in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for over ten years and joined Cooper Street Clinic in January 2006. She graduated from the University of NSW in 1991 with Honours and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1996. Dr Block is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care. She has a strong interest in paediatrics and women’s health, having obtained her Certificate of Family Planning in 1996.


Dr Block is not accepting new patients at this time.



Dr Adrian Feiglin
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Adrian Feiglin joined Cooper Street Clinic in 2008. He graduated from Monash University in 1988 and obtained his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2001. Dr Feiglin’s particular areas of interest are men’s health, chronic diseases, paediatrics and travel medicine.


Dr Feiglin welcomes new patients.



Dr Jonathan Bentley
MBBS, DRACOG

Dr Jonathan Bentley has been part of the Cooper Street Clinic family since 2010. He graduated from Monash University in 1984, received his Diploma of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1987, and has been in full time General Practice since then. Dr Bentley is currently a surveyor for General Practice Accreditation Plus, Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney, Clinical Associate of the Discipline of General Practice and a former Chair of Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice. His main interests are in disease prevention and health optimisation.


Dr Bentley welcomes new patients.



Dr Nora Abelev
B Sc(Med), MBBS(Hons), FRACGP

Dr Nora Abelev has been part of the Cooper Street Clinic family since 2009. She graduated from the University of New South Wales with Honours in 1995, doing post graduate training in paediatrics and women’s health, and obtaining her Certificate in Family Planning and women’s sexual and reproductive health in 1997. Dr Abelev completed her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners exams in 2000. Dr Abelev is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care. She speaks fluent Russian and her main areas of interest are paediatrics, women’s health, geriatric medicine and chronic disease.


Dr Abelev welcomes new patients.



Dr Olivia Andrews
B Med Sc, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Olivia Andrews joined the Cooper Street Clinic family in 2009. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 2000 with a Bachelor of Medical Science, completing her Medical Degree in 2000 and her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners exams in 2009. Dr Andrews is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care. Her main interests are women’s health, paediatrics, sexual health and mental health and she has a strong interest in preventative health.
Dr Andrews welcomes new patients.



Dr Gary Nicholls
FRACGP, MRCGP(UK), MRCP(UK), MBBS(Lon), MA(Cantab)

Dr Gary Nicholls trained in the UK at Cambridge University and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He completed his Physicians' training and moved to Sydney for 1 year. He enjoyed it so much he decided to stay longer! Gary worked at St Vincent's Hospital for 8 years in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He also developed services for Homeless Health and Ambulatory Care at St Vincent's. He maintains close links with hospital Colleagues. Gary joined Cooper Street Clinic in April 2011. He continues to hold a position as a Staff Specialist in General Medicine for NSW Health and thus works part time at the Clinic.

 

Dr Nicholls welcomes new patients.



Dr Annie Marshall
MBBS(Hons), B Sc(Med), DRANZCOG, DipChildHealth

Dr Annie Marshall joined the Cooper Street Clinic family in 2012. She graduated from the University of Sydney with Honours in 2004, and after her basic hospital training did a 6 month residency in Obsterics and Gynaecology, during which time she attained her DRANZCOG qualification. Dr Marshall then moved to rural Western Australia where she undertook her General Practice training at a very busy rural practice, which included on-call obstetics and hospital cover. During this time she completed a Diploma of Child Health through Princess Margret Hospital. She returned to Sydney in 2010 just prior to the birth of her second child. Dr Marshall is affiliated with the Royal Hospital for Women to provide antenatal shared care. While she has a keen interest in Women's Health and Paediatrics, she enjoys the diversity that general practice provides. Dr Marshall is experienced in inserting contraceptive devices including Mirena and Implanon.


Dr Marshall welcomes new patients.



Dr Vanessa Jones
B Sc(Med), MBBS(Hons)

Vanessa Jones graduated from UNSW medical school with first class honours in 2003. She worked at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for a few years doing general medicine, general surgery and emergency rotations in Sydney, Bathurst and Dubbo. She then spent 2 years doing critical care and spent a lot of time doing pain management medicine. She entered the general practice training program in 2010 and has worked in Coogee, Chatswood and Bathurst. She has recently returned to Sydney after living in the UK for 12 months where she enjoyed some time off caring for her 2 young children. She has joined Cooper St Clinic just this year. She enjoys all aspects of general practice including women's and children's health as well as preventative medicine.

Dr Jones welcomes new patients.



Jaime Rose Fronzek
APD & Nutritionist

Jaime Rose Fronzek is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist. Jaime completed a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of Newcastle and is currently completing a Masters of Clinical Medicine for complementary therapies. Jaime has had a lifelong passion for food and cooking so when tossing up whether to become a chef or a Doctor, Jaime decided to combine the two and now as a Dietitian, treats her patient’s medical conditions with nutrition and lifestyle. Jaime treats patients with conditions that include overweight and obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, food allergies and intolerances, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancers. Jaime has a special interest in prostate and breast cancer and is strongly affiliated with the Prostate Cancer Centre at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Jaime regularly speaks with and educates at support groups for individuals with prostate and breast cancer as well as at corporate seminars on various nutrition topics. Jaime is a regular nutrition contributor for publications such as Cleo Magazine and appears on shows such as Today Tonight and A Current Affair.


Jaime welcomes new patients.